FINE-TUNING RACE TEST

Renewed race testing was carried out at a German race track. Many laps were made, and different settings were tested and analysed. The car’s suspension settings were adjusted for optimum grip and roadholding. The car was set up for controlled oversteer and real driver-oriented operation. The car was pushed to the limits, also regarding the […]

SEALING TAPE FOR BODY RECEIVED

Clear parts such as headlight lenses were to be sealed against the body panels by means of flexible strips. The hinged body parts had to be sealed against the fixed parts in the same way.   Armaflex AF was selected for the sealing material; this highly flexible foam material is available as tape rolls.   […]

SILVERMINE PLANS EXPANSION

Silvermine is looking for participants  to expand the company. Details can be found in the accompanying messages.   Link to the message, in English Link to the message, in Dutch

SHAKE-DOWN TEST OF COMPLETED CAR

A shake-down test was held at a small race track in Germany. A number of laps were made, to test the durability of body components and all systems. Also the dynamic behaviour in corners was tested. The car proved to be reliable and forgiving.   More news will follow.  

SEALS FOR AIR JACKS RECEIVED

Pneumatic jacks for lifting of the car were custom-designed and made, to fit in the restricted space below the car’s chassis. The pneumatic seals for the air jacks were sourced from Parker Hannifin’s range of available types.   Profiltra Nederland kindly supplied the pneumatic seals free of charge for this project. Thank you Profiltra!   […]

SNEAK PREVIEW: SILVERMINE 12C

Could this be the coupe version of the Silvermine 11SR? Let us know your opinion about these sketches for a future model.   Reactions are awaited at info@silvermine.nl  

PHOTOSHOOT OF PROTOTYPE CHASSIS

German photographer Johannes Graf visited Silvermine for a photoshoot of the chassis. He produced photos that are in great style, honouring the design and execution of the Silvermine 11P prototype chassis.   The photos can be seen in the PHOTOSHOOT page, above.